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  • Holyoake Signs On

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - September 8, 2009 at 13:05

    Those walking to work in the sunshine in Wellington this morning may have noticed that some famous people had Signed On overnight!

    Three former Prime Ministers, a giant Buzzy Bee, John Plimmer (and his dog) and even Ghandi are proudly wearing Sign On ... Read more >

  • Curious castings in the night

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - September 8, 2009 at 11:09

    Q) What do past PMs, the Father of Wellington, a naked man teetering over water and a dog have in common?
    A) They're all doin' it for the cause!

    Overnight blue casts have popped up on iconic Wellington statues.
    Could this be the mark of Sign On?

    Stay ... Read more >

  • Dispatch from World Climate Conference

    Blogpost by Jim Salinger - September 8, 2009 at 8:05

    I'm just been at the World Climate Conference in Geneva.

    The information coming out of the conference suggests the situation with climate change is worse than we thought.

    We are now talking about a situation where 80 PER CENT reductions in greenhouse ... Read more >

  • Survival Is Not Negotiable: Calling The Young & Media Savvy

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - September 4, 2009 at 15:54

    Project Survival Media have launched a cool media initiative in the run up to Copenhagen. They are calling for young and aspiring journalists to take action and report on the most compelling climate stories from around the world.

    Project Survival Medi... Read more >

  • FAD Watch (and its not about trendy fashion)

    Blogpost by nick - September 2, 2009 at 19:20

    They have only been out on the high seas for a couple of days and already they are taking action to defend the great fish of the Pacific. Here's the latest from Mary Ann, on the Esperanza.

    We arrived a few days ago in the High Seas of the Pacific. Sinc... Read more >

  • McFonterra

    Blogpost by Phil - September 1, 2009 at 8:11 2 comments

    I wonder what the powers that be at McDonalds are making of our recent expose on Fonterra’s role in rainforest destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia.

    According to yesterday’s Herald, Fonterra supplies a quarter of McDonalds’ dairy needs.

    Fonterra’s imag... Read more >

  • Back in the Pacific defending the fish

    Blogpost by nick - September 1, 2009 at 6:35

    Watch the action through the onboard web cam. Read more >

  • Why we went to jail for the climate

    Blogpost by nick - September 1, 2009 at 6:15 1 comment

    Fed up with their Governments empty talk on climate change, six Greenpeace activists in India did something to a coal-power plant in 2007. They were arrested and thrown into jail. Two years later, this is their story, in their own words.

    Read more >

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